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What do Douglas County Schools want for ALL students and faculty?

Douglas County School System's Mission:

The mission of the Douglas County School System is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment.

Douglas County School System's Vision:

Our vision is to build a community of lifelong learners that become responsible individuals, independent thinkers, and productive citizens.

Douglas County School System's Goals:

-to improve community engagement and involvement in district initiatives and decision making

-to enhance and improve school district communication strategies and practices

-to provide a challenging, comprehensive instructional and curricular program for all learners

Douglas County School System's Beliefs:

We believe that we must . . .

  • understand how children and adults learn and continue learning
  • build communities of lifelong learners
  • cultivate the leadership potential of every employee, student, and parent in our school system
  • be creative, energetic visionaries, who respond quickly to diverse and evolving issues
  • meet the needs of our stakeholders (students, parents, employees, and community)
  • maintain efficient and effective administrative processes for instruction, operations, human resources and sound fiscal management